Plans To Commemorate WW1 Soldiers From Kilrush

An unknown person placed two roses on the Kilrush World War 1 monument as it was being constructed in the town. July 2020. Photo © Kilrush Historical Society.

The legacy of Kilrush men who fought in the First World War will be preserved for future generations, it is hoped. A new memorial in their honour is being erected in the town.

Over 400 men enlisted from Kilrush for World War One. More than 100 of those men never came home.

Paul O’Brien, Secretary of the Kilrush & District Historical Society spoke on Tuesday’s Morning Focus. Their fundraising appeal can be accessed at